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# education - Sunday 28 August, 2016

Why your company should invest in your education (and how to get them to do it)

Careers expert Eoghan McDermott gives you a checklist of preparation before asking your company to support further study.

# education - Friday 26 August, 2016

Programme meant to deter teenage pregnancies actually makes them more likely

These type of pregnancy programmes are used in 89 countries around the world – this new study casts serious doubt over them.

# education - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Talks on restoring pay allowances for teachers to conclude next month

The Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) had threatened industrial action over pay allowances

# education - Monday 22 August, 2016

CAO 2016: Where are all the applicants coming from?

There are over 80,000 people waiting to hear if they’ve landed their favoured college spot.

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?

Here’s all you need to know

# education - Friday 19 August, 2016

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?

As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

# education - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Father who returned to education received Leaving Cert results with his teenage daughter

In Ireland, 21% of people aged 25 to 64 have never completed upper secondary-level education.

New stats: 1 in 5 young Irish people ‘not in education, employment or training’

The National Youth Council of Ireland have requested a revised look at youth schemes and grants.

Best of luck: Over 50,000 students set to receive their Leaving Cert results today

The results will be handed out at schools and available online from 12 noon today.

# education - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Here's what Ireland's top universities are making from student contributions

The burden on students has gone up and up over the last six years.

"Hire unemployed teachers ahead of retired ones" says minister

Bruton said that while the recruitment and appointment of teachers is a matter for the individual school.

# education - Saturday 13 August, 2016

Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people

A new report says that biopharma firms are on the lookout for people with ‘soft skills’.

# education - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From Business ETC Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people Education

Big pharma companies are crying out for graduates who can talk to people

A new report says that biopharma firms are on the lookout for people with ‘soft skills’.

# education - Monday 8 August, 2016

Student accommodation giant Ziggurat wants to operate thousands more beds in Ireland

The UK firm plans to spend €400 million here amid a severe accommodation shortage.

# education - Sunday 7 August, 2016

From Business ETC Student accommodation giant Ziggurat wants to operate thousands more beds in Ireland Education

Student accommodation giant Ziggurat wants to operate thousands more beds in Ireland

The UK firm plans to spend €400 million here amid a severe accommodation shortage.

# education - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Religion in the classroom: How other countries in the EU deal with it

Ireland is not the first country to experience these types of issues around religion and education.

Is a religious education better for students? We took a look

‘Catholic schools are more strict, the academic side of things follows in that pattern then.’

# education - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

School children tell us what they think about how they learn about religion

Here is what they had to say…

# education - Monday 1 August, 2016

Here is how Ireland's bishops responded to being asked to hand over their schools

Then education minister Ruairí Quinn had high hopes when he wrote to bishops around the country back in 2013.

Religious education in schools: Two sets of rights in conflict

‘You can discriminate, including favouring one group in particular circumstances, if it is to enable the practice of that religion.”

# education - Saturday 30 July, 2016

The State employs 154 religious chaplains in secondary schools around the country

The cost of their employment is €9.5 million.

# education - Monday 25 July, 2016

New rules mean anyone will be able to make a complaint about poor teacher performance

The new mechanism will be introduced later this morning.

# education - Monday 18 July, 2016

Kids may start learning how to code in primary school

Richard Bruton has written to the NCCA to ask if it can be put on the curriculum.

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children learn coding in primary school?

That’s a suggestion coming from the education minister.

There is no easy way to escape poverty as a single parent

A reader explains why education alone is not enough to gain financial security.

# education - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Rate of autism among Irish school students much higher than previously estimated

14,000 students in Ireland have an autism diagnosis – that’s one in every 65.

# education - Monday 11 July, 2016

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free?

The option of introducing a student loan system is also on the table.

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# education - Friday 8 July, 2016

From Business ETC An Irish bootcamp that teaches people how to code is moving abroad Education

An Irish bootcamp that teaches people how to code is moving abroad

Code Institute has just raised half a million euro from a syndicate of investors including Enterprise Ireland.

# education - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

7 tips to achieve your dream promotion

You have to lay the groundwork early on…

# education - Monday 4 July, 2016

It's time to end the segregation in Northern Ireland

Peter Osborne suggests the best way to overcome prejudice is through relationships

# education - Friday 1 July, 2016

'Brexit was driven by anti-immigrant sentiment and fuelled by racism'

Garrett Mullan argues that we should challenge racism through education

# education - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Student smuggled cocaine into Ireland 'to pay for college fees'

Lucas Lima (25) was offered between €1,000 and €3,000 to bring the bag from Spain.

# education - Friday 17 June, 2016

From Business ETC Ireland's top universities are getting together for a €60m startup fund Funding

Ireland's top universities are getting together for a €60m startup fund

Trinity and UCD are both investing in Atlantic Bridge’s new pool for college spin-out companies.

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity Tap

Emer Glanville left school when she was 16 - today she graduates from Medicine in Trinity

Emer is a graduate of the Trinity Access programme which gives people a second chance at education.

# education - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Every single child who needs a special needs assistant will get one

Minister for Education Richard Bruton said the increase will support 160 new special classes – many for children on the autism spectrum.

# education - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'He's going to struggle': Teenager with learning disability denied Leaving Cert support

Hundreds of students each year are denied supports like readers and scribes and advocates say the SEC needs to widen eligibility criteria.

# education - Monday 6 June, 2016

FactCheck: Is 'exam weather' really an Irish climate phenomenon?

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck looks at whether students really do make the sun shine for everyone.

# education - Saturday 28 May, 2016

Irish graduates emigrating 'should be regarded as a good thing'

The new head of Trinity Business School says colleges also need to compete in the big ‘blue ocean’.

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